ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145510
Last updated: 22 February 2017
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Narrative:While on a photo shoot, the aircraft, a Kitfox Series 5, N77LR, experienced a loss of elevator control and ditched in the Atlantic Ocean about 3 miles offshore of Port Canaveral, Florida.
Kitfox Series 5 (Mfr. Rice, Leo B.)
|C/n / msn:|| S9707-0217|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Atlantic Ocean about 3 miles offshore of Port Canaveral, FL -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Investigating agency: ||National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America |
The aircraft sank and was not recovered and the uninjured pilot on board the aircraft was rescued by a nearby boat.
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